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to laughingstock, the obama administration is considering using pictures of people who've successfully purchased insurance instead. the photo of a smiling young woman recently was removed from the problem- plagued website. but a new hampshire woman and a florida college student say the administration has sought their permission to use their photos instead. the department declined to comment specifically on whether their photos will be used on the insurance enrollment site, but said as with all websites, it is making changes that will help users better understand key information while maintaining the overall design. obamacare is getting a lot of attention. but the white house is in damage control mode on several fronts in the face of sagging poll numbers -- and a second term agenda that so far is stalled. athena jones reports. nats.and i want to especially thank all of you. it's really an excusable. >>: and it isn't just about the care that's plaguing the president. the 16 day shutdown of marred all politics-as politicians. now he's under pressure of reports of government spies on allies. the pre
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to the program. president obama is getting some help from major tech companies to fix the healthcare- dot -gov website. fifthengineers and software makers from oracle and red hat are pitching well as one google engineer. officials at oracle say they were brought in to make the government site more reliable and secure. the obama administration says the website will be running smoothly by november 30 -th. of the >>george: is looking at the bridges your bay bridge ride westbound about as good as it gets here. just a short wait for the westbound trip. for the san mateo bridge we've seen no incidents or problems and traffic stays between 11 and 13 minutes for the commute time. for the golden gate bridge and easy ride. >>erica: we do have slight potential for showers. we are tracking a system dropping down from the gulf of alaska and-a ride on thursday. new details have been uncovered about the mysterious "google barge". which has been anchored in san francisco harbor. kron four's justine waldman has more on google's plan for the barge, including >>justine: some parts of the least started this
:30 p.m. bay area attacked companies are being called in to help fix the obama web site. >> it is just one of the problems so far with obama care. >> another example-- thousands of people say their health care coverage is getting canceled. all this as the president's approval rating falls. our political analyst with john us in a moment. but first grant lotus is here with more on what the white house hopes is a solution. >> the president is not messing around. he has hired engineers from three of the biggest and best attack companies in the world to help fix the obama care web site. >> bay area based oracle and google are joined by red hat--which is headquartered in north carolina. >> this comes after computer problems have been preventing people from signing up for government mandated health care insurance. >> even worse new concerns that the web site lacks of the security needed to protect the sensitive information of people looking for insurance. the obamas administration says the website will be running smoothly by the end of november. >> thousands of californians are
. officials at oracle say they were brought in to make the government side more reliable and secure. obama administration says that the web site will be running smoothly by november 30th. >> presgetting some help from mr tech companies to fix the healthcare- dot -gov website. >> a new book is shedding light on president obama's 20 - 12 re-election campaign. president obama's top aides secretly considered replacing vice president joe biden with hillary clinton on the 20 -12 ticket. according to the new york times. it got a copy of the book "double down: game change 2012." the newspaper says the book claims the effort was spearheaded by former white house chief of staff bill daley. but the idea was scraped when polls showed the switch wouldn't significantly improve president obama's odds. the book is written by mark halperin and john heilemann -- who also authored 20-08's "game change." >> 680 northbound is not a commute direction. looking at the bridges this is the only major incidents that we are tracking. the metering lights have just been activated. the san mateo bridge, highway 92 is pr
at the center of the troubled obamacare [s[man] no one told her,right?a. [son]hi! [mom screams] >>> a year ago today, super storm sandy slammed into the eastern seaboard changing the lives of millions washing homes into the ocean and left neighborhoods underwater. the recovery effort has been ongoing since. we take you to new jersey. >> good morning, kristen. they are still rebuilding at this beach. the boardwalk is new and the sand has been raised to protect the residents. a lost signs of progress but there is still a lot of work to do. a year after super storm sandy's fury along the east coast, signs of recovery. ellis i'll left in the dark if -- for months, re-open. the seaport is back open for business after 85 percent of the businesses were shut. in long beach, a new 2.2-mile ford walk that is supposed to withstand the next storm. >> we have made great problem but that means nothing if you are one of those who is not back if their hope. >> many are still rebuilding, still suffering, sandy cost $65 billion in property damage. only a portion of the $50 billion in federal aid money is happen
what they're doing to motivate them. and why the obama administration says it's so important. >> the obama administration wants young people to sign up for obama care -- >> because of my income as a student. >> so now in an effort to woo healthy young people-- the white house is pushing a new study that shows nearly half of uninsured americans between the ages of 18 and 34 can get health insurance plans for less than 50 bucks a month. >> ultimately you need the young healthy people to be enrolled in order to keep the risk pool balanced and insure that you've got affordable premiums in the long run. >> without young people-- premiums could spike - or worse - too many sick, costly patients would be enrolled and the system could fail. but what's the incentive for a young person to sign up? with a problem plauged website -- signing up online has been a headache-- and for someone who is young and completely healthy. they may not feel the need to get insurance. but president barrack obama thinks otherwise. he made his case in a recent interview on fusion-tv. >> i kind of remember w
resignation. here's more from capitol hill. >> reporter: president obama's top health official started with more apologies. >> let me say directly to these americans, you deserve better. >> reporter: cathleen's testimony marked the second day in a row that house members rounded up obama administration officials over the health debacle. >> who was in charge as it was being built? >> hold me accountable for the debacle. i'm responsible. >> reporter: the health and human services secretary assured lawmakers technical problems with the site would be fixed by november 30th and tried to calm privacy concerns. >> the highest security standards are in place, and people have every right to expect privacy. >> there was a security breach that arose recently. >> and we immediately corrected that problem. >> reporter: she also took fire for promises made by the president, that individuals who liked their insurance could keep it, after reports millions are being forced to find new plans. >> why was that change made, and did the president know of it? >> there was no change. >> reporter: she
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obama returned from boston to his home decked out in orange and blue lights, spiderwebs and ghoulish pumpkins. coming up, anne makovec with how authorities will be checking up on predators who should have nothing to do with trick or treaters later tonight. >>> it's one local high school where everyone knows everyone. but they are not complaining about it. why this student teacher ratio works for both students and parents in this week's "cool school." >> eyes burning, tingling, want to sneeze. >> well, it's a popular hot sauce burning up more than just your tastebuds. and one california city apparently can't take the heat. the city now willing to feel the burn coming up. >> stormy day across parts of the u.s. but here in the bay area, looking very nice. we'll have your halloween forecast coming up. >> and we have some mass transit troubles now. delays for caltrain and ace. we'll have the latest on that after the break. but first, we want to know what drives you crazy during your commute? you can ask a question or even share a gripe by e-mailing us at or you can tweet m
urine as you like to say. >>> still ahead here at 6:00, is the president losing his power? mr. obama taking a tumble in the polls. the world leader, the other one who's stealing his thunder. >>> also -- >> reporter: and dozens of undergrads in the same dorm get sick with the same symptoms at virtually the same time. i'm live at stanford university. we'll have the latest on the investigation coming up. >>> and silicon valley to the rescue. the bay area companies that are coming to help fix the obama care website. [ will ] on my right is the new dodge durango. she's got it all. including 25 em-puh-guh's highway. what? em-pe-juh, muhpuhguh? muh-puh-guh's? muh -- em-puh-guh's? em-pee-gee's? 25 em-pe-guh, em-puh-guh's. i'm saying it right, but it just doesn't sound familiar. hmm. ♪ >>> a medical mystery is unfolding on the stanford campus tonight. more than 50 students are suffering from the same illness. nbc bay area is live on the stanford campus with the latest. arturo, any idea what it is? >> reporter: let me put it to you this way. the early reports were pointing the finger at food
a preliminary hearing. jury selection is underway. opening arguments could begin next week. >>> president obama is hitting the road to defend his healthcare program in the wake of a series of web site issues for healthcare do the goff -- michelle macaluso on the growing criticism. >> despite its rocky roll out, these marketplaces will work laws massachusetts has shown that the model works. >> the affordable care act or obamacare was based on the former governor mitt romney. >> all the parade of horribles, the worst predictions about healthcare reform in massachusetts never came true. >> the obama administration has come under fire in recent days after hundreds of thousands of americans received cancelation notices from insurance companies because their individual health plans don't meet minimum standards set by the law. >> people like choices, and as i said, some people want to have chardonnay out of a piece of crystal stem wear and some people want a beer out of a red solo cup. >> they apologized for the botched web site. >> i'm as frustrated and angry as anyone with the flawed >>> good morning. welcome to "cbs this morning." the cost of obama care you haven't heard about. jan crawford uncovers where more money is going. >>> he served four tours in iraq and afghanistan. why his mission to save fellow marines could can end his military career. >>> they are painting the town red in boston. the sox take the series and help a city heal. >>> we begin with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >>> it hasn't happened in fenway park for 95 years. >> the red sox celebrate a world championship. >> this is going to go absolutely crazy. >> why are you crying? >> because i'm so happy. i love the red sox. >> this is for you boston. >> best night of my life. pretty much. i have a pretty bad life. >>> it has been down the whole time. >> yesterday kathleen sebelius apologized over the problem-plagued rollout of the health care website. >> this is completely an unacceptable level of security. >>> massive storm system stretching across the nation's mid section, damaging wind gusts, torrential rainfall and evacuations ordered
obama's inner circle contemplated dropping joe biden to help him get re- elected in 2012. cocaine pumpkins, canadian border officials discovered pumpkins stuffed with cocaine in the passenger's luggage at montreal airport yesterday. police are investigating that. and ipad air. the new ipad comes out in stores today. remember, you can follow us on twitter at #cbssf. >>> and the halloween candy isn't gone yet. we already have a christmas controversy hand over a christmas ornament sweater. hallmark changed the lyrics to "deck the halls" so is says fun apparel instead of gay apparel. customers blasted the company on social media. hallmark is surprised but has no plans to stop selling the sweater. >>> 6:17. it's a yard sale like never before. oprah winfrey is selling items from four of her homes. a bunch of stuff, paintings, and other things to be sold off, 317 personal belongings available for preview at the santa barbara polo an racquet club. she is downsizing to decorate and to donate. auction proceeds will benefit oprah's leadership academy foundation. >> i bet she has a lot of goo
turned over. these notes show that just six people successfully enrolled in obama care on october 1st. and by the end of the second day only 250 people nation-wide were enrolled. these numbers don't bode well for the obama administration. its goal is to have seven million people signed up by the end of march. of course the website woes did not help. this week kathleen se bill warehouse testified before congress. >> the process here of delivering very expensive it $600 million shows that government doesn't really get it right. >> in order to reach the administration's goal of $7 million enroll lees by the enof march, 39,000 people will have to successfully enroll every day for the next five months. if that doesn't happen, the congressional budget office says obama care won't be financially viable. meaning taxpayers could foot the bill for any extra costs. live in washington kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> if you are a pg&e customer, you will pay less than expected for upgrades to the pipeline system. the oakland tribune reports that pg&e expects to replace 145 miles of natural g
was the host and the first thing was her need to play everything that's black female to michelle obama, oprah winfrey and beyonce. >> in that case i will leave and in a few montes oprah will be here. >> the producers would like to afollow guys to kerry for the number of black women she should be asked to play. >> kind of making 1 with it. leisure will make the ward rope changes. it does not have a black woman in the cast. it appeared in response to a letter sent by a civil rights organization color of change. the organization has taken on the show's long time producer. the letter questioned why snl hasn't had a full time african-american cast peb in six years. out of 137 people cast since the show debuted in 1974 only four were black kem. >> kerry washington. >> i'd like to see her on every week. attractive, talented. also pregnant. >> yes a. newly wed too. a lot going on. >> christina is back telling us. >> no scandal in the weather department. big fan of that show. 6:18 now. beautiful day ahead. we have winds to tell you about. but we're going to see a lot of sunshine. san bruno mostly clea
obtained a new report showing the obama administration knew about problems with the health care website weeks before its launch, as cat l kathleen s heads to capitol hill toy for what's expected to be a contentious hearing. can she keep her job? >>> her hero. for the first time, the wife of a nevada teacher who was killed during that tragic school shooting speaks out. >> he has told everyone that everyone he loves and cared about, he would lay down his life for them, and that's exactly what he did that day. >> this morning, her surprising message to the gunman's family. >>> and show-steelers. the ohio state marching band's performances has the whole country talking. the story behind their amazing moves today, wednesday, october 30th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer alongside al roker and natalie morales. savannah is out in los angeles this morning after what she told me to describe as a triumphant app
of explaining to do. >> new allegations of the nsa spine on european allies have sent the obama ministrations cramming. >> today u.s. officials will sit down with lawmakers from the european union to discuss the latest round of spying allegations. >> reports say the nsa margin calls of 35 world leaders including france and germany. >> the latest charge comes from germany where the nsa allegedly moderate chancellor and a lowermerkels cell phone. >> german media reports the surveillance would on for over a decade-that one paper wrote that president obama was made aware of it in 2010 and allow the continued. >> the nsa denies the president knew anything. >> there are reports of that information that the u.s. was lying on its neighbor came from a document from nsa liquor edward snowden. sometime this week as best drama will send its own group of senior intelligence officials to washington for more explanation. >> and anger over claims of the nsa is final people round the world is billed to the streets of washington. >> demonstrators rallied against the nation's surveillance programs on saturday.
's a live look >> the obama administration says it's extending the deadline for american's to sign up for the affordable care act. people now have until march 31st to sign up for coverage next year. and avoid new tax the announcement had been expected - since the white house has been promising quick action to fix the many technical problems with the website. when it comes to leadership and personal responsibility, president barack obama has made his stance very clear: "the buck stops with me." jim sciutto has details. are >> are >> >> reporter: president obama wouldn't confirm the nsa was spying on the phone calls of u-s allies like germany's chancellor angela merkel -- but in an interview with the new cable network fusion, he both defended u-s intelligence activities... >> "the national security operations generally have one purpose, and that is to make sure the american people are safe." >> reporter: and conceded.. that maybe, they've gone too far. >> "i'm initiating now a review to make sure what they're able to do doesn't necessarily mean what they should be doing." >> reporter: s
than a decade and show says president obama was also not informed. >> netflix made watching movies and t on demand easy and now toying with a new idea. according to all things digital, the company could distribute movies the same day they hit theaters. the executive made the comments over the weekend we. he added that the movies would be "big ones not just little movies." so far, they have not commented on the story but theater owners will oppose this plan. >> google is expanding the high-tech eyewear availability inviting 10,000 who are testing the glass to invite three each to buy the gadget. it costs $1,500. invites will go out in the coming weeks. >> everyone was warm yesterday. suddenly, bam, the change came. to you this morning. the best chance of rain on 152 is making a southern push and starting to fall apart. watch out in watsonville where you will see wet weather possibly right now. is the embarcadero and it is quiet. even with the cloud cover. there are patchy sprinkles possible and maybe a shower this morning as we head into the afternoon the chances will taper and we w
soon at sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >> president obama dealing with the fallout the affordable care act's enrollment problems. speaking from boston, the president said he's not happy neither is anyone trying to sign up for health insurance of taking enrollment for the 27 states that refused to set up their own exchanges. california's state exchange, has also been experiencing major issues >> meanwhile. hundreds of thousands of current policies are being cancelled nationwide, because of the affordable care act. despite promises that people could keep their current health insurance plans.the affordable care act law states that all insurance plans have to cover prescription drugs and preventative care.plans that people have, that don't provide that coverage are being cancelled. forcing people online to the healthcare exchanges to find new coverage. >> more than 47 million americans who receive food stamps. will get less starting friday. as of november-first, a temporary benefit from the two-thousand-nine economic stimu
to the hospital and details of his injuries are not being released. >> at the obamas administration has recruited engineers from silicon valley. to help fix problems with its health- care web site. or caloracle and red hat are picking ed as well as michael dickerson, an engineer on leaving from google. >> larry ellison told shareholders today that his company is trying to make more reliable and secure. marin had and google declined to comment. the obamas administration has pledged the web site will be running smoothly by november 38th. >> at what snow been met thursday with a drummer lawmakers the can as a contractor turned up liquor has now been invited to testify before the german parliament on the angelo merkel phone tapping case. >> but it-as-8 is accused of mounting german chancellor angela merkels cell phone calls, for years now. snowden lick the information that led to that discovery he is still wanted in the u.s. for leaking classified documents. u.s. for leaking classified documents. >> the great american novel. u.s. for leaking classified documso you can happily let >>
of the second day, 248. the goal of the obama administration is to have an average of 39,000 people enroll every day for the next five months. a spokesperson for the health and human services department says the figures presented in the documents are unofficial. the agency has said its released the first official report on enrollment by mid november. >>> some disturbing new information about that castro valley nursing home scandal. today's chronicle is reporting at least one worker for the department of social services went to the facility days after most of the staff had left. but the report says the worker did nothing to end the chaos of valley springs manor. the staff abandoned 14 sick, elderly and bedridden patients last week after state regulators shut down that nursing home. those residents were cared for by a cook and a janitor, who had no training at all in taking care of elderly patients. >>> it is 7:17. we're learning new details about the fbi sting that targeted state senator ron call da roan. an -- caleder o -- calderon. the fbi agent stalled himself rocky fatel and set up a twitter
:30. coming up - the accusations that some abandoned at a bay areathen. the obama administration is facing serious problems on two different fronts. [uncle]this is hopscotch,okay? uncle go one,two,one,two,one two,one. [niece]okay! [uncle]okay? [niece]one,two three,four,five,six,seven,eight! [uncle laughing] okay,we go the other way,okay? [niece]one,two,three,four,five, six,seven! [uncle laughs]there's ten spaces,you want to try again? [uncle]yeah? >> now at 5:30. the owners of a nursing home in castro valley, say they'll fight to re-open. a criminal investigation continues into how a dozen patients were abandoned by their caregivers. for several days. those residents - some of them bedridden or in wheelchairs - are safe tonight.either with family or at local hospitals after being evacuated saturday. kron4's maureen kelly says the facility where they were living has a long history of problems. >> reporter: yellow crime scene tape still blocks the driveway at the valley manor community care home.the residential care home was in the process of being shut down by the state.the operators.hermin
. another headache for the obama administration. then i want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should. >>: that's maryland taverner the person responsible for the launch of the obama care website. she faced a barrage of questions but mostly she stuck to the script. >>: we will have those numbers available in mid november. >>: some lawmakers even got heated with each other. >>: are you really serious? you have eight legitimate alternative. we've gone through 44 votes. >>: but i was just a pregame even to what is coming creek health and human service secretary kathryn sibelius testified before a different committee. she now face similar question in the sunset it will be just another opportunity for political posturing. >>: some of that will be legitimate points of view questions being asked but there'll be a lot of political theater there to greet and some of the criticism i just don't take that seriously. but many argue the criticism is warranted. i'm end pain and reporting. >>anny: president obama may have promised americans they can keep their insuranc
. >> reporter: the current occupant, president obama, jumped into one race this cycle. campaigning to help terry mcauliffe. the democrat's next presidential contend e contender? hillary clinton was not in iowa. she got attention when senator chuck schumer made this call. >> 2016 is hillary's time. run, hillary! run. if you run, you'll win and we'll all win. >> reporter: and president obama did not campaign for the democrat running against chris christie. she wanted more democrats to help her out. savannah, people are looking beyond tomorrow to the irresistible 2016. back to you. >> kelly o'donnell, thank you. we have the new book "double down" which is causing controversy. we have mark halperin and john heilemann with us both. you guys reveal he had another terrible performance behind the scenes so badly that his advisers thought we might lose this election. >> he did 48 hours before the debate at hofstra. his disdain for romney. he could not figure out how to deal with that. at the same time, the contempt for the theater of politics. it got mixed up together. it was the horrible performance tha
allegations of nsa spying on euro allies have sent the obama administration scrambling. cristina mutchler has more on the latest u-s spy scandal. >> u.s. officials will sit down with lawmakers from the european area. they seek answers on the latest allegations of spying. there reported that the in as a monitor calls of 35 l. they have a document of a in as a leader and workefrom a nsa leakd snowden. the surveillance one of for over a decade in one newspaper reported that president obama was aware of it in 2010 and allowed it to continue. others have stated that the president knew nothing of this. >> much of this is a discarded. >> but this has not stopped serious fallout. they made an angry phone call to the president and that it has shaken their confidence with the united states. germany was in their own intelligence officials to washington looking for explanations. it remains to be seeing a pfennig in washington says will quieted their anchor. >> their anchorger. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. a drive-by shooting at a halloween party in sacramento least one person dead and as many
and the obama administration were close. google ceo eric schmidt on the left, then google vice president now yahoo! ceo marissa meyer with her back to you as well. the fed says easy money will continue. it will keep adding $85 billion to the economy every month. let's get a market preview with seema mody. good morning. >> good morning, scott. we're looking at futures lower after stocks pulled back on the fed decision yesterday to hold steady on monetary policy. the fed saying the economy is too weak for to the cut back on its stimulus program. we do get data on unemployment filings and manufacturing, plus earnings from oil giants. the dow falling 61 points, the nasdaq losing about 21, and it will be interesting to see how facebook opens after results last night. >> don't do that. not do this next story. and laura and -- we have technical difficulties. it will be about airplanes, though. i'm flying blind. there may or may not be airplanes on the screen. i'm going to throw it back to you. we'll talk about the nsa and its involvement in messing up our television. >> it is halloween. spooky thin
legal officer maim a public statement. until recently google and the obama administration were quite close. you may recall this dinner party. it was the president, then ceo er eric schmidt on the left and marissa meyer there. the other thing we have to ask is how many secrets does snowden v. we recovered spying on personal cell phones including the german chancellor, france and spain's complicity in recording its citizens by the nsa. that's in the last few days. technology in companies are right in the middle of this. recently an influential blogger wrote tech news has come to dominate only apple isn't it. the big story is the nsa. we'll continue to watch this, jon and laura, another shocker. >> thanks, great one. >> 6:16. checking in with christina loren talking about our halloween forecast and all of the foodies for the kits. >> not only do we have halloween a great looking day and evening shaping up, we have the time changes against again this weekend which means we get to sleep in for the hour that we get. a lot of you are rejoicing at home. temperatures are chilly to start. not
president obama and the administration promised people if they liked their plans, they could keep them. this is what mike thompson from the bay area talks about. more at 8:15. back to you. >> thank you. >>> more trouble for the website last night. maintenance kept customers from submitting applications. verizon one of the contractors working on the website says government officials asked government officials to provide them extra computing and storage facility. the website appears to be back up and running this morning. >>> later on today, president obama flies to boston and calling for patience with the rollout of the affordable care act. he will talk about the problems massachusetts had when it launched its own insurance reform which is now very popular. >>> the government released how much social security will increase next year. the annual cost of living adjustment is 1.5%. this makes it one of the smallest increases since automatic adjustments were adopted back in 1975. the cost of living announcement was scheduled for two weeks ago but it was delayed by the governm
for the launch of obama care. the latest concern is the website secure. >> would you commit today secretary to shut down the system and do a security test so these americans can have their information. >> if you read the memo. >> i have read it. >> reporter: on capitol hill wednesday kathleen sebelius was grilled about a memo, which just three days before the october 1st launch date warned that security testing of the site was not finished. exposing a level of uncertainty that could be deemed as a high risk. sebelius insisted that monitoring and testing is under way. >> the october 1 deadline became so important that everything else fell by the wayside. >> reporter: according to the former head of the social security administration under presidents bush and obama, who spoke to nbc michael isikoff, before the crippled site debuted some within the obama administration questioned the adequacy of its privacy protection. >> there were shortcuts taken on the quality of the information technology and they decided simply to ignore the privacy rights of americans. >> reporter: privacy
officials will meet with the european union delegates later today. president obama is already saying there needs to be additional con strants on how the u.s. gathers intelligence. >>> time now is 6: 11. the red sox are one game away from winning the world series. the big crowd watches the game live and at home. >>> and it may taste good on your food, but not everyone likes the burn of hot sauce going down. why the company that makes sriracha feeling the heat. >>> still leftover showers to high def doppler radar and delays at sfo. we'll talk about that coming up. >>> westbound 580 as you head toward the dub lib interchange, we'll have your latest travel time here plus the rest of your morning drive. it is all after this break. ,,,,,,,,,, it's estimated that 30% of the traffic in a city is caused by people looking for parking. that's remarkable that so much energy is, is wasted. streetline has looked at the problem of parking, which has not been looked at for the last 30, 40 years, we wanted to rethink that whole industry, so we go and put out these sensors in each parking spot and the
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obama addressed that concern during a speech in boston. >> if insurers decided to downgrade or cancel the substandard plans we said under the law you have to replace them with quality comprehensive coverage. >> reporter: the obama administration insists the website will be fully functioning by december. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> the widespread computer problems aren't the only issues plaguing the rollout of the affordable care act. >> there are now reports that many americans will now pay more for insurance under the new system. here to explain why this is happening is cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. >> so, jill, how many uninsured people are expected to pay more under this new system? >> reporter: the government said it's going to cost about 328 bucks per month per person, right? well, that's a little bit different depending on what group you fall in. so here we had three specific groups of uninsured americans. according to the kaiser family foundation 38% of uninsured americans fall below the poverty line so that me
within the next 10 to 15 minutes. >> it really is spreading. >>> the next in the battle over obama care. after a rough day on capitol for hhs secretary, kathleen sebelius. she called the launch a debacle, apologized and took full responsibility. but the grilling never let up. and abc's jim avila has the fallout from washington. >> reporter: the president at the birthplace of romney care, defending obama care. and telling the boston crowd, it will get better. >> i'm not happy about it. there's no excuse for it. and i take full responsibility for making sure it gets fixed asap. >> reporter: while back on capitol hill, before a much more hostile audience at a congressional hearing, the woman in charge of the affordable care act, fell on her sword, with her first full-throated apology. >> let me say directly to these americans. you deserve better. i apologize. hold me accountable. i'm responsible. >> reporter: secretary kathleen sebelius was reluctant to pass the buck, even when pressed. >> i think it's great you're a team player and taking responsibility. it is the president's ultimate res
minister meets with president obama tomorrow. >> 7:15. also happening now. a big impact on air travellers. discussing the current ban on cell phones, ipads and other portable electronic devices during take off and landing. kyla is live. >> reporter: it is safe for passengers to use most electronic devices from gate to gate. we're taking a live look at this press conference which just started about five minutes ago. this is faa administrator. the timing of these rules will be up to individual airlines. the faa says connections to the internet are not going to be allowed below 10,000 feet and prior to today, passengers were not allowed to use portable electronic devices during take off and landing because they were studying whether the signals interfered. delayed the partial government shut down for not releasing this information sooner. i will continue monitoring this news conference. for more information on these rules being used during taxi, take off, landing, mid flight and have you dates for you at 8:15. ktvu, channel 2 news. >> 7:16. new this morning, federal prosecutors are expected
the sweater. >>> hallmark sweater is trending on twitter this morning. also trending obama approval. the president's approval rating hit an all-time low in a new paul. cbs is considering a new "how i met your mother" spinoff. apple device goes on sale today and dell confirms it was selling a laptop that smelled like cat urine but fixed it. follow us on twitter at #cbssf. >>> and updating you now on our breaking news in milpitas, an injury accident on northbound 680 continues to block at least one lane approaching scott creek. and these are once again a live look at the scene. it was a construction worker and another worker in a work truck. they were working to remove a sign on the shoulder when another driver rammed into that truck and one person was killed. another worker suffered minor injuries. so you can see the investigation out there now. and some of the delays beginning to grow on our sensors coming up northbound. so it looks like the backups begin right around jacqueline in milpitas. the accident is on the fremont milpitas border. consider using 880 as an alternate while the
fund the project. >> because obama was there and he got some money for oakland. and that's been -- cruz, whatever his name is, or one of those characters, forget it, we wouldn't be here! >> it was supposed to generate several thousands new jobs. many jobs were lost when the base closed in 1999. >>> lungs of cameras will be stationed on the streets of new york city tomorrow to monitor the new york city marathon. super storm sandy forced the cancellation of the race last year. new york is spending $1 million on security. that's double previous amounts in response, of course, to the deadly boston marathon last spring. >> whether it's just new yorkers, fans of the race, it's a great idea to stay away from that area. >> 43 police dogs will be on the ground sniffing for explosives and each runner will receive a clear bag for personal items. an estimated 45,000 runners are expected to participate in the marathon. >>> also tomorrow there will be a solar eclipse. no matter where you are in the world you will be able to see it, thanks to the internet. it will be visibility firsthand on the easter
, bisexual or transgender -- lesbian, bisexual or transgender. president obama showed his report, he wrote, does it make a difference if the firefighter who rescues you is beau or the accountant -- gay or the accountant who does your taxes or the mechanic who fixes your car? the president encouraged lawmakers to pass the legislation. >>> and tim cook the ceo of apple is also urging passing this. he writes in the wall street journal that "when people feel valued for who they are, they have the comfort and confidence to do the best work of their life." >>> 7:16. new in egypt this morning, former egyptian prod, mohamed morsi appeared in fourth for theist -- president, mohamed morsi appeared in court for the first time since he was removed from power. he says he's the legitimate leader and the court has no jurisdiction to put him on trial. the trial was adjourned until january. he's in a secret location while awaiting his trial. he could get the death penalty if convicted. >>> a man from mish twin claims he -- michigan claims he tipped off the fbi where to find osama bin laden. now he wants t
says president obama had no idea the u.s. was listening in to the personal phone calls of the head of germany. scott mcgrew, new claims over the weekend the president put a stop to it. >> the german magazine der spiegel has documents saying it shows the u.s. government was spying on angela merkel since 2002, before she became german chancellor. the head of germany, then continued to do so until the white house learned of it. so, if that's true we learned two things out of that. one, the u.s. has been spying on merkel for a long time and two, the white house doesn't always know what the nsa is doing. the white house denies the separate report that says mr. obama had approved the spying, instead as you point out the white house says the president shut it down the minute he heard of it. >>> several u.s. lawmakers plan to introduce legislation tomorrow that would limit the nsa's ability to track your cell phone making it illegal for the government to collect phone records in bulk. right now each time you make a phone call on your cell phone the details of the call, though not the conte
spying scandal growing at this hour. president obama now saying he did not know for years u.s. intelligence was listening to world leaders' phone calls. >>> daring jailbreak. a massive manhunt for four dangerous convicts. their flight to freedom, starting in the jail bathroom. how they followed the plumbing pipes to freedom. >>> michael jackson's notorious dr. conrad murray released overnight, walking out of jail at midnight, asking for his license back. what the jackson family is saying this morning. >>> and for the first time ever, "gma" and the number one latino morning show, joining forces for an unprecedented live television event. we're swapping with univision's "despierta america."
and promised things will be fixed by the end of november. president obama is taking his share of the blame. >> there's no denying it, right now the website is too slow, too many people have gotten stuck, and i am not happy about it. and i take full responsibility for making sure it gets fixed asap. >> the president spoke yesterday in boston where he assured people the healthcare reform program will live up to its promises. he said massachusetts healthcare reform program also had glitches when it began in 2006 and those problems were solved. >>> 4:42. if you like mcdonald's brew in the morning you could soon enjoy a cup of joe right from the comfort of your own coffee pot. >> and a jewel thief uses her age to get away with it. how one granny's epic heists are inspiring hollywood. ,,,,,,,,,, 83 years old doris payne has struck again! she is accused of lifting a 22- thousand dollar ring from a >>> well, she hardly looks like an international jewel thief about 83-year-old doris payne struck again. she is accused of lifting a $22,000 ring from a store near palm springs. the manager who didn't w
obama is returning to the bay area at the end of this month. he is scheduled to appear november 25th the at the san francisco jazz center. it's a fundraiser for two committees to help democratic candidates in house and senate races. it will be the president's first local fundraising swing since he visited palo alto in june. >>> 4:35. another check of weather. 42 degrees when i got in my car this morning. a little chilly outside. things are changing in a hurry. freezing temperatures in the north bay valley. looks like we will see a warmer day ahead by the afternoon as high pressure moves overhead. right now a cold start to the morning. the lights are on on the bridge. remember that? that's kind of nice to see out there. nice clear skies as well all around the bay area. the temperatures getting cold in spots again. 41 in concord. 44 san jose. a chilly 36 in santa rosa. 32 degrees and freezing at the airport in napa. by the afternoon we are expecting more sunshine. temperatures probably going to be a little bit warmer today. let's plan on 60s, maybe low 70s well inland as you get inside
as 35 world leaders spied on by the u.s. some now demanding answers. so what did president obama know and when? >>> breaking news overnight. the doctor convicted in michael jackson's death free from jail. why conrad murray was freed after serving only half his sentence. >>> and ground breaker. rock icon lou reed is remembered this morning after passing away at the age of 71. his influence on a generation of artists today, monday, october 28th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today." with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning, welcome to "today" on a monday morning. >> i'm savannah guthrie alongside al roker and natalee moralis. >> hey, sugar, take a walk on the wild side. >> can we turn that up a bit. >> i remember playing that m freshman year as a disc jockey. great song. >> tributes are pouring all in. we'll have more on the death of lou reed. >>> new revelations on the nsa spying program. this morning, some of our closest allies are furious. andrea mitchell is nbc's chief foreign affairs correspondent. andrea? >> good
the stars with the message some hope to spend by picketing a san francisco park. >> president obama is on the firing line again over the n.s.a. spying scandal. >> and the big overnight development in the doctor ♪ ♪ ♪ i ♪ know i can't deny... ♪ that i got a new feeling ♪ deep inside... ♪ [ female announcer ] with five perfectly sweetened whole grains... you can't help but see the good. so before the first sneeze whole grains... help protect with a spray before the first tissue help defend with a wipe. and help prevent with lysol to get 10x more protection with each hand wash and kill 99.9% of germs around the house. this season, go beyond cleaning to help protect your family with lysol. start healthing. >> covering santa close, berkeley, san jose, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> an amusement ride operator in north carolina is in court after several people were hurt on a ride at a state fair. he is facing three counts of assault with a deadly weapon after investigators say someone tampered with the ride compromising its safety devices. the 46-year-old plan wa
's phone and that it started in 2002, and they say president obama was made aware of it in 2010. the nsa is denying president obama knew anything. >>> it is 7:16. california senator diane feinstein says she supports giving the nsa limited authority to continue gathering american's telephone records to prevent attackings attack -- attacks. the committee is drafting legislation to put restrictions on the nsa phone records program. the legislation would allow the nsa to continue gathering records listing the numbers, time and duration of all u.s. telephone calls, but not their content. >>> time is now 7:17. san francisco is getting into the battle over sugary beverages, setting a task of 24- cents on every can of soda sold. the proceeds of the tax would pay for health, nutrition and activity programs for city youth supervisor weiner thinks the majority of voters would support the tax because it would benefit children. >>> the change in weather here in the bay area is bringing snow to the sierra. brian hickey is in kingsville where snow has been falling most of the morning. >> reporter: take
their policies canceled and that the obama administration has known about that for three years. according to nbc news up to 14 million people who buy their health insurance individually will receive a cancellation letter in the next year because the current policies don't meet the standards laid out by the new law. the white house told nbc that people whose policies will be canceled will in most cases be automatically shifted to plans with better protections. >>> and peter lee, the director of california's health insurance exchange, says he will not reveal how many californians have enrolled in the covered healthcare plan until mid-november. but he says once the figures are posted, they will be very detailed, broken down by city, age of enrollees and which kind of plans they've selected. >>> 7:10. the defensive coordinate for the oakland raiders has apologized for the obscene gesture he made on the field in sunday's game against the steelers. now, he made that gesture twice while protesting a referee's call in the third quarter of the raiders' 21-18 win over the steelers. there it is. he says he
for the first time in 5 years, it dropped to 680 billion dollars, both the obama administration and republicans are citing their own cost cutting efforts for the dip in the deficit but economists point to several reasons including a growing economy and higher taxes on wealthy americans. >>> millions of people who use food stamps will see a cut in benefits tomorrow, the agriculture department says the payment for a family of 4 will shrink by 36 dollars a month, that is because a temporary boost from the stimulus bill is expiring. more than 47 million americans receive food stamps. >> time is 5:17, the fda says almost 7% of imported spices were contaminated with salmonella, the fda says more than 80 different types of salmonella were found during a three year period. it also says imported spices were twice as likely as other inspected foods to be contaminated. >> 5:17 is the time, we have sal back this morning. >> welcome back. >> thank you, dave, pam, you know it is good to be back here on my very long thursday and friday week of work but we will get through somehow. the traffic is moving along
. >> a just released poll shows president obama's approval rating is sinking. the "wall street journal" poll finds only 42 percent of americans approve of his job performance a drop from the beginning of the month. overall 51 percent approve of the performance. this is after a recent government shut down and the fumbled rollout of health care. >>the aviation world has a set back or settlement between american airlines and usa airways and the justice department who sued american and usa airways this year to try to block the proposed merger. a month before anant trust trial will take place sources say the case could be resolved out of the of court. they call for the messaged airline to give up slots at reagan national airport in washington, dc. >> the food and drug administration has determined 12 percent of spices are contaminated with unappetizing things including insects and their parts and rodent hairs. 7 percent were contaminated with salmonella. it is believed most of it can be blamed on the way the spices are stored before they get to the shelf. >> is there an acceptable level like in h
, they were warned. nbc news obtained a new report showing the obama administration knew about problems with the health care website weeks before its launch, as cat l kathleen s heads to capitol hill toy for what's expected to be a contentious hearing. can she keep her job? >>> her hero. for the first time, the wife of a nevada teacher who was killed during that tragic school shooting speaks out. >> he has told everyone that everyone he loves and cared about, he would lay down his life for them, and that's exactly what he did that day. >> this morning, her surprising message to the gunman's family. >>> and show-steelers. the ohio state marching band's
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